Job Opportunities at Health Affairs
Development Director - Health Affairs
The Development Director works with the Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief and Executive Publisher to manage grant development for the journal Health Affairs Reporting to the Executive Publisher, this position works closely with the executive leadership team and supports the Editor-in-Chief's role as lead journal fundraiser by identifying and cultivating prospects; strategizing and implementing Health Affairs' grant development program; writing grant proposals; setting up meetings with prospects; analyzing and maintaining donor data; communicating across editorial and business departments within Health Affairs in building the donor prospect pipeline and meeting project objectives.
1. Pospect Identification: Research prospects, network with donors and prospects, and serve as coordinator of prospect information in collaboration with the Editor-in-Chief and Executive Publisher. Additional prospect identification efforts include: determining ongoing relationships with prospects/donors; recommending purpose and level of donation; identifying staff to be involved in process; identifying and managing funding timelines and deadlines; and ensuring that solicitations are carried out.
2. Strategy and Implementation: Develop customized strategies for cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and recognition of funders. Schedule meetings with prospects for chief fundraisers at the journal: Editor-in-Chief, Executive Editor, and Development Director.
a. Create customized communications to prospects, including personalized acknowledgments and follow up contacts.
b. Lead the development of short-term and long-term fundraising plans and projections and provide status reports.
c. Coordinate information sharing between fundraising and editorial staff on prospects, objectives, and project deliverables.
d. Coordinate with journal finance staff on grant budgets and reporting.
4. Staff management:
a. Oversee work of Grants Associate in supporting the development work of the division, maintaining the grants database, and reporting to funders.
5. Other duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
1. Completion of a Bachelor's Degree
2. 10 years' experience working in major foundation and corporate grant development with a proven, successful track record of solicitation and cultivation of funders and demonstrated success through progressively responsible positions
3. Knowledge of health policy stakeholders and priority topics a plus
4. Experience interacting with high level individuals; strong interpersonal skills
5. Professional, diplomatic, reliable and highly organized
6. Detail-oriented, with strong follow-through skills.
7. Strong strategic planning skills
8. Exceptional verbal and written skills
9. Strong analytic and database skills
10. Ability to handle multiple projects at a time
11. Ability to be a team player and work in a dynamic work environment; must be flexible to changing priorities
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